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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Goldfield, Arizona, United Statesen_US
dc.coverage.temporalfounded 1892 (creation); recreated 1984 (other)en_US
dc.creatorSchoose, Robert F.en_US
dc.date1892en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-12-24T15:45:10Z
dc.date.available2013-12-24T15:45:10Z
dc.date.issued1892en_US
dc.identifier243996en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 2864en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/152434
dc.descriptionLooking back from the caboose along narrow gauge tracks at the Superstition Mountains in the distance; Situated atop a small hill between the Superstition Mountains and the Goldfield Mountains, the settlement of Goldfield got its start in 1892 when very rich, high grade gold ore was found in the area. A town soon sprang up and on October 7, 1893 it received its first official post office. It boomed for about 5 years, with a population of 1,500, then died. A revival of gold digging led to a second boom in 1921, when the town was renamed Youngsberg, but it was also abandoned in 1926. Developers built a reconstruction tourist attraction on the site of the Goldfield Mill beginning in 1988. There is a small loop of a narrow gauge railroad and a train ride (a 36" gauge train which consists of a Plymouth diesel pulling a passenger car and a caboose). Source: Goldfield Ghost Town [website]; http://goldfieldghosttown.com/ (accessed 8/4/2013)en_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectgenreen_US
dc.subjectTransportationen_US
dc.subjecthistoric reenactmenten_US
dc.subjecttourismen_US
dc.subjecttheme parken_US
dc.subjectTwentieth centuryen_US
dc.subjectNineteenth centuryen_US
dc.titleGoldfield Ghost Town [recreation]en_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-US-GF-GFTV-E06en_US
vra.culturalContextAmericanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypetheme townen_US
vra.worktyperailroad (infrastructure)en_US
dc.contributor.displayRobert F. Schoose (American developer, born 1947)en_US


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